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Sunday, June 05, 2011

June 4th


On this day in 1917 the very 1st Pulitzer Prize were awarded to three women,Laura E. Richards, Maude H. Elliott and Florence Hall for their biography of Julia Ward Howe.
There several others given out on that day, but these amazing women were the very first.

On this day in 1919,the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution passes by the U.S. Senate.


On this day in 1988 Kay Cottee sails into Sydney and becoming the first woman to circle the globe alone.